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Crofters (Scotland) Act 1961

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5Permanent improvements made on crofts for purposes of subsidiary or auxiliary occupations

(1)A crofter may erect any buildings or other structures, or execute any works, on his croft which—

(a)are reasonably required to enable him to make use of the croft for any subsidiary or auxiliary occupation in accordance with paragraph 3 of the Second Schedule to the Act of 1955, and

(b)will not interfere substantially with the use of the croft as an agricultural subject.

(2)Any buildings or other structures erected, or any works executed, under the foregoing subsection on any croft shall, if in the case of any such buildings or structures they are fixtures on the land, be permanent improvements on that croft and shall be deemed to be suitable to the croft for the purposes of paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section fourteen of the Act of 1955.

(3)The provisions of the last foregoing subsection shall apply in relation to buildings or other structures erected, or works executed, on any croft before the commencement of this Act if such buildings, structures or works could have been erected or executed under subsection (1) of this section had the said subsection (1) then been in force:

Provided that nothing in this subsection shall authorise the payment of compensation under section fourteen of the Act of 1955 in respect of any such buildings, structures or works as are mentioned in this subsection where the crofter has renounced his tenancy or has been removed from his croft before the commencement of this Act.

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